Blowing in the Wind (Nature)

Challenge #214 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Show us in this challenge, examples of nature being blown about by the wind. Dandelion puff balls, birds feathers caught in a gust of wind, leaves blowing about on the ground, clouds scudding across the sky, waves whipped up by off-shored winds, etc etc. Macro and close-ups welcome. Please, no humans, no pets, no birds in captivity, minimal man-made constructions, and no man-made bubbles. Size of your entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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A Snowy Egret shakes out after a stiff breeze ruffles its feathers at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.
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Submitted: Sunday, 14th August, 2016 04:53 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 26th July, 2016
Focal length: 440 mm
Shutter speed: 1/4000 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 800
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